10 major series of new products Zhenevskogo Motor Show 2013
Geneva Motor Show - the main automotive event of spring. This year it will be held for the 83rd time and the tradition will gather under the roof of the Palexpo Exhibition Center automakers from around the world.
The novelties in Geneva will present almost all large corporations, and individual brands, such as the Chinese brand Qoros, and all will appear before the public for the first time.
5 and 6 March salon will work for the press, and will open to the public on 7 March. We have selected 10 series of novelties of the Geneva Auto Show, are worth paying attention to.
For the Geneva Motor Show Rolls-Royce group prepared a special premiere - the fastest and most powerful in the history of the company fastback Wraith. It is, in fact, a two-door sedan modification of the famous Ghost, only in coupe, slightly shorter, wider and lower. Novelty is equipped with a gasoline engine V12 with two turbines of 6, 6 liters and 633 liters. from. in conjunction with the eight-speed automatic transmission. Such equipment allows the vehicle to accelerate to 60 miles per hour (96 km / h) for 4, 4 and with a maximum speed of 250 km / h - no longer allow electronic limiter. As for the interior decoration Rolls-Royce Wraith, she, like the car itself, will be fully executed by hand, made of soft leather and expensive wood. Even before the premiere in Geneva, the car had already come first owner who was the buyer of Russia: it will receive your order at the end of the year.
In this time in Geneva, presented several novelties crossover segment. On the Ford brand stand held European debut compact SUV EcoSport, the world premiere of which took place last year. The technology, which goes on sale in a couple of months, will be available with two types of petrol engines (1 and 1, 5 liters), as well as with a diesel engine of the same 1, 5-liter volume. In addition, the car will be offered with both front-wheel and all-wheel drive. EcoSport crossover will be the first car brand in the European market, which will be equipped with SYNC multimedia system that allows the driver to enter the social network, read the news, quickly contact your nearest medical institution, as well as to control a number of functions using voice commands. The technology, the price of which is not yet known, must be a serious competitor Nissan Juke and Opel Mokka.
The main novelty Volkswagen booth in Geneva was the futuristic coupe hybrid XL1. Just a few days before the start of the exhibition German manufacturer announced that the car will be put into mass production (although, until it comes to the manufacture of the first fifty copies), as well as opened its specifications. The novelty will be the most economical production car, not only in the line of the brand, but also all over the world: 100 km of track Volkswagen XL1 only takes 0, 9 liters of fuel. Drive the novelty is turbocharged diesel engine of 0, 8 liters and 48 liters. a., as well as an electric motor. Maximum speed coupe will be 160 km / h and up to "hundreds" of it can be dispersed for 12, 7 .. In addition to impressive technical specifications, coupe boasts an unusual drop-shaped body design, door-type "butterfly wing", as well as the absence of the side mirrors, which perform the function of video cameras that transmit a picture from the built-in door panel displays.
The novelty in the segment of compact crossovers produced and French carmaker Peugeot, presented in Geneva his SUV 2008. Although use of the definition "SUV" is worth all the same, with some reservations. Novelty is based on the subcompact hatchback 208 and its ground clearance is not that big - only 16 cm (for comparison, the size of clearance at Nissan Juke - 18 cm). The buyer is able to choose one of the suggested seven motors (both gasoline and diesel) in volume from 1, 2 to 1, 6 liters and from 82 to 130 liters. from. The compact crossover will not get all-wheel drive, but will be equipped with Grip Control system, which is used to improve the car's cross-ice, snow, mud and sand. In Europe, sales of the French news should begin this spring. But when the car gets to Russia, it is still unknown.
Bentley Continental Flying Spur
The British manufacturer of luxury cars Bentley presents the new generation sedan Continental Flying Spur, which is to become the most powerful four-door model in the history of the brand. Design of new items has not changed significantly. Retaining the classic sedan for Bentley forms and shapes, the familiar grille, but became almost 50 kg lighter. New items located under the hood compartment borrowed from Continental GT Speed 6-liter engine with two turbines with a capacity of 625 liters. s., which will be paired with an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission. In these figures accelerate to "hundreds" sedan can only 4, 6, and the maximum mark on the speedometer will be 322 km / h. Most fortunate interior luxury sedan, which, according to the manufacturer, got 600 new parts. The choice buyers will offer dozens of options of finishing leather, natural wood and metal. news sales in Russia are to begin in May.
The Chinese company Qoros at the Geneva Motor Show will represent not only their serial novelty - Qoros 3 Sedan, but the entire brand as a whole. According to the manufacturer, the firm will produce some of the highest quality in China premium cars. Debuting the brand is preparing a full model line, the first of which will be already ready to run in production sedan. By the way, the company's stand will be on display and two conceptual design brand - crossover and wagon. Before presentation in Geneva Chinese manufacturer declassified appearance and technical characteristics sedan Qoros 3. New products will be available from one of the two 1, 6-liter engine power of 128 and 158 liters. sec., working in tandem with both manual and automatic transmission. As for the standard equipment, it will include air conditioning, six airbags, audio system and stabilization system. sedan sales Qoros 3 will begin in China almost immediately after the Geneva premiere. But until Europe gets the new product is likely by the end of 2013 - beginning of 2014.
For McLaren Group Geneva Motor Show will be the place of the official premiere of the new sports car P1. We already know that all will be released 375 copies of the car, and its starting price of £ 866 000. The hybrid supercar will be driven using gasoline twin-turbo engine capacity of 3, 8 liters and the electric motor, the total capacity will exceed 900 liters. from. A couple of the power plant will be robotized gearbox with double clutch. To "hundred" P1 can be dispersed in less than 3 seconds, and the electronic speed limiter works in a sports car at around 350 km / h. British novelty is positioned primarily as a vehicle for high-speed driving in a racing style, but despite this, it is not without a number of amenities. At the disposal of the driver is climate control, a modern satellite navigation and audio system premium.
Alfa Romeo 4C
Premiere entirely new compact coupe will be marked at the Geneva Motor Show Concern Alfa Romeo. Even in 2011, a manufacturer here in Geneva demonstrated the concept novelty, and now the turn and to the production model. Under the hood of the coupe is planned to allocate 1, 75-liter turbo engine capacity of 236 liters. s., which will be paired with a robotic gearbox. By the way, the transmission can be controlled with the help of the center console buttons. The power plant will disperse compartment to 100 km / h in less than five seconds. Interior trends will boast sports seats and carbon-fiber trim elements. That Alfa Romeo is expected to annually produce 2,000 copies of a two-door coupe 4C. The first cars will arrive to customers in 2014, and the price is expected to start from € 56,000.
The family of crossovers of the Japanese group Suzuki replenished with one more representative - a compact SUV S-Cross. The novelty will be the epitome of a serial of the same name of the concept shown last year in Paris. Before the premiere in Switzerland held manufacturer specifications crossover secret, having mentioned only that he will combine the features of the classic SUV and station wagon. Stand out among the S-Cross competition can thanks to a spacious cabin and one of the most capacious luggage compartments in class. Besides, the novelty will receive proprietary intellectual system of all-wheel drive i-AWD last generation. Car sales in Russia should begin at the end of this year, and the main competitors S-Cross crossover model will be the Nissan Qashqai and the Mitsubishi ASX.
The world premiere of the first compact crossover to its lineup marked by French automaker Renault. They became Captur SUV, the design of which was created in accordance with the new brand strategy, developed by the Dutchman Laurens van den Acker. According to the manufacturer, the new city car will combine the qualities of three classes: the crossover, minivan and sedan. From the first he will take increased ground clearance, the second - a modular interior, and the third - a good momentum. In addition, Renault Captur is already well equipped as standard. It will include system access in the cabin, help function at the start of the mountain, and even rear parking sensors. Collect novelty will be on the Spanish Renault plant in Valladolid and to crossover buyers will get in the coming months.